AWARDS AND ACCOLADES


2021 Chicago Cultural Treasures Award 

2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

2012 Jazz Journalists Association “Jazz Hero” Award Orbert Davis

2011 Emmy Award for Outstanding Craft Achievements Off-Air – Musical Composition/Arrangement “DuSable To Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis” Orbert Davis and Mark Ingram, Composer/Producer, performed by CJP Chamber Ensemble

2011 Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll – Top 20 Big Bands Chicago Jazz Philharmonic

2011 Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll – Top 20 Jazz Composers Orbert Davis

2010 Arts Legend Award – Arts Alliance Illinois Orbert Davis

2008 Timuel Black Community Service Award – Jazz Institute of Chicago Orbert Davis

2002 “Chicagoan of the Year” – Chicago Magazine Orbert Davis

2000 “Y2K’s Best Trumpeter” – Chicago Magazine Orbert Davis